ERIC Number: ED171271
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Selected Papers from the ASIS Conference. November 1978.
National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.
The six papers that comprise this document deal with topics related to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and/or its online document retrieval system, NIOSHTIC. Specific subjects include: (1) a method to catalog multiple sources of NIOSH publications for dissemination; (2) an input rejection algorithm used to provide quality control for NIOSHTIC input; (3) document selection criteria for NIOSHTIC; (4) the development and implementation of a publications dissemination program for NIOSH; (5) a conceptual model for the screening and indexing of documents for a multidisciplinary information system; and (6) an information user needs survey--a decision guide for resource allocation. Among the materials provided with the papers are a NIOSHTIC selection matrix, a relevancy matrix for NIOSH current research system, a quality control defect weighting scheme, and tables presenting the information services of the Clearinghouse for Occupational Safety and Health Information and a summary of areas to be included in an information user needs questionnaire. (JD)
Descriptors: Algorithms, Cataloging, Government Publications, Health, Indexing, Information Dissemination, Information Needs, Information Systems, Models, Online Systems, Program Descriptions, Quality Control, Relevance (Information Retrieval), Research Design, Speeches, Tables (Data), User Satisfaction (Information), Worksheets
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health (DHEW/PHS), Rockville, MD.